|Pan paperback, 1974. Cover artist uncredited; signature visible,|
"Through the lowering clouds came the face of Zardoz, the god who gave Zed and the Exterminators the right to mate, the means to kill. What else in life was meaningful?
Then Zed entered the Godhead seeking its mysteries, entering the world of the Vortex, where Death was banished for ever, stirring the long-forgotten sexual desires of the eternals, dividing them, reversing time itself to find the true secret of the Tabernacle...
Zed - an unlikely champion against eternal evil..."